severe weather

6:47 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Calhoun County officials defend plowing performance

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Some township officials complain about snow and ice removal
Despite complaints, the supervisor of the Calhoun County Road Department is pleased with his office's snow plowing performance this week.'Overall, I'm quite happy with what we got accomplished with the amount of snow, with the winds blowing like they were and then the frigid temperatures,' Jerry Peterson, the department's managing director, said Friday.
7:07 am
Thu January 9, 2014

State plans to investigate utilities handling of power outages

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Consumers Energy and DTE say they welcome review
Michigan regulators will investigate the way two major utilities handled a December ice storm that knocked out power for up to a week for 661,000 customers across the state. Meanwhile, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero appointed a retired Michigan National Guard brigadier general to lead a probe of the performance of a third utility the Lansing Board of Water and Light and asked state regulators to review the probe once its finished.
6:44 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Battle Creek digs out from winter storm

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Schools remain closed, Battle Creek City Hall open Tuesday
Battle Creek police were trading handcuffs Monday for tow straps and most residents stopped whatever they were doing to pick up snow shovels. Bitter cold Monday followed more than a foot of snow Sunday in the Battle Creek area, closing schools, government offices and some businesses.
6:43 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Bronson Healthcare closing several locations, limiting service on Monday

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Bronson suggests anyone with an appointment Monday to call ahead
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Bronson Healthcare is closing several of its locations and will limit services on Monday due to the the extreme winter weather. "In the interest of Bronson's patients, staff and providers, several Bronson locations will be closed or have limited services available in Calhoun, Kalamazoo and Van Buren counties," said Bronson spokeswoman Maggie Bullard-Marshall in a statement to news media.
6:40 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Many Borgess Health outpatient services closed Monday

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Offices closed due to snow
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Due to the snowstorm, many Borgess Health outpatient offices will be closed Monday, Borgess spokesman Lew Tysman said in an email. Borgess is recommending that people call prior to their appointment.

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